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It’s not my usual Good Things Guy episode, but it’s perhaps my most important. There’s no opening music. No fancy radio imaging. But, perhaps it’s one of my most important talks.

 

Johannesburg, South Africa – South African women stand up – and speak up!

When you think about what is going on in SA, it is easy to get lost in negativity. The news reminds us daily that our crime is exceptionally high, that the economy is on the brink of breaking, unemployment stats are at an all-time high, corruption is rife, and the average South African is feeling the pressure.

It’s becoming increasingly challenging to be optimistic about the future of our country.

And this week was no different but somehow worse.

Parts of South Africa are on fire, women are being raped, violently beaten and murdered & numerous children have been kidnapped.

But that was just Monday this week.

When you think about what is going on in SA, it is easy to get lost in negativity, and the anger. But this is what we need to feel to figure out how we fix it, together!

Danny Painter and Philicity Reeken – two powerhouse women from Jacaranda FM – join Brent Lindeque in the studio to start the conversation and understand the current state of the nation.

“It’s not my usual Good Things Guy episode, but it’s perhaps my most important. There’s no opening music. No fancy radio imaging. But, perhaps it’s one of my most important talks.”

Listen to the show below:

And watch the Jackson Katz TED talk we refer to here:


Sources: Good Things Guy | Jacaranda FM | Jacpod 
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Brent Lindeque is the founder and man in charge at Good Things Guy.

Recognised as one of the Mail and Guardian’s Top 200 Young South African’s as well as a Primedia LeadSA Hero, Brent is a change maker, thought leader, radio host, foodie, vlogger, writer and all round good guy.

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